White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America
"White cargo is the forgotten story of the thousands of Britons who lived and died in bondage in Briatin's American colonies." "Drawing on letters crying for help, diaries, and court and government archives, Jordan and Walsh demonstrate that the brutalities usually associated with black slavery alone were perpetrated on whites throughout British rule." --book jacket.
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Something caused him to up anchor almost immediately and take off before he could sell any of his Africans . He took them instead to Bermuda , where he could be sure of finding them a home - on estates belonging to his employer ...
The American dream was also coming true for several other Africans imported as indentured servants . But after 1640 , the prospects for Africans overall were worsening right across the eastern seaboard of America .
Although there was no abrupt surge of Africans , the racial balance in the tobacco fields was changing . In the first quarter of the seventeenth century , white outnumbered black in the Chesapeake by more than twenty to one .
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WHITE CARGO: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in AmericaAvis d'utilisateur - Kirkus
Two British journalists unravel a significant history of indentured servitude in the New World.Before the 18th century, when Southern tobacco grandees and West Indian sugar planters imported Africans ... Consulter l'avis complet
Review: White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in AmericaAvis d'utilisateur - Sarah Fournier - Goodreads
Read selected chapters for research on a history paper. His writing is very emotional (if thats the right word). He is trying to make indentured servitude look horrible on the same scale as black slavery almost and his language gets the point across. Very persuasive. Consulter l'avis complet
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